Annual MBTP Symposium – 2022

Graduate students in the Molecular Biotechnology Training Program are expected to participate in the annual MBTP Symposium with poster and oral presentations.   The 2022 Symposium will be split over two days, with invited guest speakers presenting and participating in a panel discussion on Biotechnology and Machine Learning on November 9, 2022 in a Zoom Webinar. Students will present their own research in person at The McKimmon Center on November 3, 2022.

Anyone with an interest in biotechnology including NC State faculty, students, and staff is invited to attend! Register for the webinar HERE (link coming soon). Questions? Please reach out to the Biotechnology Program:

Biotechnology and Machine Learning

November 9, 2022
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (EST)

Hal Alper

Kenneth A. Kobe Professor of Chemical Engineering and Executive Director, Center for Biomedical Research Support

The University of Texas at Austin

Machine learning-aided engineering of PET degrading enzymes

Harmen Bussemaker

Professor and Chair, Department of Biology

Columbia University

Title coming soon!

Beth Cimini

Senior Group Leader, Imaging Platform

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Making the most of your high content imaging

MBTP Trainees and Fellows Research Presentations

November 3, 2022
8:30 am – 3:00 pm


8:30 AMBreakfast
9:00 AMWelcome Remarks
9:10 AMStudent Seminars
12:00 PMLUNCH (provided)
1:00 PMPosters-Odd Numbers
Posters-Even Numbers
Poster Judges Convene
Poster Award Winners Announced, Closing Remarks

List of Poster Presentations and Detailed Schedule Coming Soon!

Many of the students are presenting research that was supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the National Institutes of Health under award number T32GM133366, or by US Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant number P200A210002, and NC State.

Special thanks to the sponsors who help make this event possible: